Courses & Curriculum

Degree Requirements

To earn the online Master of Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics degree, you must successfully complete nine courses for a total of 43 credits. Students are expected to complete the program within two years.


The coursework covers advanced concepts in transportation and logistics that impact supply chain management. Quantitative principles and technical, data-driven analysis are key aspects of the program.

Students will complete a practicum project toward the end of the program. The practicum allows you to apply your new knowledge and skills to a real-world business problem that you define.

Course Sequence

All courses are delivered online except for the first one, Logistics & Analysis. This course is held during a one-week residency on the UW campus in September, before the official start of autumn quarter. On-campus participation in the residency week is mandatory for all students.

Quarter Course Title
Year One
Pre-Autumn (Residency Week) SCTL 501: Logistics & Analysis
Autumn SCTL 502: Facility Design & Operations Management 
Winter SCTL 503: Inventory Management
Spring SCTL 504: IT Systems & Supply Chain Integration
Summer SCTL 505: External Supply Chain Transportation Risks
Year Two
Autumn SCTL 506: Collaboration Across the Supply Chain
Winter SCTL 507: Freight Transport
Spring SCTL 508: Finance & Performance Management
Summer SCTL 509: The Practicum